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Ontario chiefs seek halt to online mining claim-staking

Ontario chiefs seek halt to online mining claim-staking

Chiefs of Ontario resolution calls for year-long moratorium pending review
MPP says people are 'frightened' to drive on Northern Ontario highways

MPP says people are 'frightened' to drive on Northern Ontario highways

Lise Vaugeois calls for more oversight of truck driver training schools
Northern and Copperfin credit unions aim for Jan. 2025 merger

Northern and Copperfin credit unions aim for Jan. 2025 merger

The two Northern Ontario credit unions have set a target date for a merger, but their members will first have a chance to vote on the idea.
Ottawa went too far on regulating mining, infrastructure projects: experts

Ottawa went too far on regulating mining, infrastructure projects: experts

Legal experts say ball's in Ottawa's court to revamp and make legal Canada's Impact Assessment Act
Timmins mine builder looks to China for funding and expertise

Timmins mine builder looks to China for funding and expertise

Gowest Gold loaned $10 million to drill off Bradshaw deposit
Sault psychedelic mental health clinic claiming high success rate

Sault psychedelic mental health clinic claiming high success rate

'It’s groundbreaking and it’s incredible that it’s here in Sault Ste. Marie,' says social worker Julie Myers of ketamine therapy
Sudbury woman wins Cadillac in Timmins hospital draw

Sudbury woman wins Cadillac in Timmins hospital draw

There's still time to buy tickets for a chance to win the December jackpot
Mining supply companies net $1.3M in development money

Mining supply companies net $1.3M in development money

Northern Ontario Mining Showcase, SafeSight Exploration will share in FedNor funds
Worker dies in accident at GFL facility near Thunder Bay

Worker dies in accident at GFL facility near Thunder Bay

The labour ministry is investigating a fatality that occurred Friday at GFL Environmental in Rosslyn.
Business strives to alter fabric of recycling in northern communities

Business strives to alter fabric of recycling in northern communities

Sic Sox Circular Limited weaves its way across Northern Ontario with a creative approach to recycling textiles and other fabrics, now adding the township of Red Rock to their growing list of host communities.